Fall 2022 Course Schedule

Business Associations (Online) (LAW-611-E003)
Andre Smith

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM (MW)

Enrolled: 40 / Limit: 45

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This course explores fundamental rules and principles relating to common business associations, including business agency relationships, commercial partnerships, limited liability companies, and for-profit corporations. Issues to be explored include limited personal liability, formation and dissolution, federal income taxation, fiduciary duties, and derivative shareholder litigation.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Required Texts:

Business Associations, Stephen Bainbridge (West, 11th edition, 2021)

Optional, Recommended Texts:

Corporate Law, Stephen Bainbridge (West, 4th edition)

Agency, Partnerships & LLCs, Stephen Bainbridge (West, 3rd edition)

First Class Readings

In re the Walt Disney Co. Derivative Litigation 907 A 2d 693 (2005).


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